The world feels as though it has gotten flipped upside down for all of us. However, learning how to bend and maneuver through these seemingly impossible obstacles together right now can keep us moving forward. We may not be able to reach out and touch loved ones right now, but there are so many other ways to connect.
Think about what happens after you throw something away or even say “hello” to someone. The implications of what’s to follow are what you keep in mind before you act. Use that way of thinking as your guide.
Sometimes, I’ll get questions about whether people who identify as men can join the hikes that I lead for the Los Angeles chapter of the women’s group, Hiker Babes and I have to pause for a moment.
What do you do when you're all alone in the woods and there is someone trying to grab you? In this episode, I sit down with Nicole Snell, adventuresofnik on Instagram, and her work joining her love of nature and her passion for teaching self-defense by creating the OutDoor Defense series.
If you asked me a year ago if I would be the ambassador for the Los Angeles chapter of the international hiking group, Hiker Babes, whose mission is to unite women who share a passion for the outdoors into a community, I would have laughed.
I decided to sit down and chat with the founders of Black Girls Trekkin about diversity in outdoor communities and how they started their group.
My wild heart belongs to mother nature.
I was able to understand the bride better as I got to know the other incredibly smart and caring young women.
We’re clearly out there. The mountains are also a melting pot of a variety of different people hiking native lands, and yet we are only now barely seeing these faces in popular media.
I still had my eyes on other peaks but being able to freely trek to the top of Baden-Powell with friends that day was satisfying.